[The effect of nitrates on the function of intact and ischemic myocardium (author's transl)].


The effects of Sodium Nitroprusside (NPN), of Isosorbidedinitrate (ISDN), and of a combined therapy with NPN and the intraaortic balloon pump (IABP) on left ventricular function and on local contraction patterns of normal and ischemic myocardial regions were studied. In acute experiments on 16 dogs the anterior descending branch of the left coronary artery… (More)